The largest Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe, Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) stands as a symbol of Russian influence in Finland's history. Designed by architect Aleksey Gornostayev during Russian rule of the region in the 19th century, this Eastern Orthodox church was completed in 1868. Visit the popular Helsinki landmark, note its traditional Russian design, and then enjoy the view of the city from this scenic hilltop. Take time to inspect the structure's ornate interior, domed ceilings, and crypt chapel, as well as several historically and artistically important icons, including St. Nicolas the Wonder Maker and Theotokos of Kozeltshan. Arrange your visit to Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Helsinki using our Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.
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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) reviews
It's very pretty and worth visiting. It's a little difficult to find the way to get it, it is clear to see the building, but you have to walk up to it from behind if you want to go in. more »
Even if you didn't know that Finland was once part of Russia but after looking at this cathedral you surely will. It's designed by an Russian architect and looks just like one of the less magnificent.... more »
Absolutely stunning! 😍 This was one of the highlights of our trip as we just loved the architectural delights found here, which made for some amazing photos! 📷💒 more »
This orthodox church located pretty near to the harbor and top of the hill. One of the beauty of European churches in nowadays is anyone can enter as a tourist and enjoy the beautiful architecture as well interiors. Market square, and many more attractive places are nearby.
Impressive building! Lovely to admire on the outside and on the inside. Religious ceremonies take place in this church, it is not a museum. When we went there, we had the chance to see an Orthodox wedding. It was a lovely experience. I definitely recommend to visit it.
Stands watch above the Market Square on its hill. Quite a gorgeous building where they didn't spare the cost when it was built. Very ornate inside with the common Russian Orthdox icons and dark colour scheme. Well worth a visit when in Helsinki.
This Orthodox Cathedral has a strikingly beautiful exterior. The interior is quite nice and decorated with frescoes and sculptures. Definitely worth a visit.
Imposing building close to the harbour. The views from the terrace outside are good. There are a lot of steps, but disabled access is possible. This is a cathedral in the Finnish Orthodox Church. Entry is free.
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